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a christmas carol. i mean, someone. why? are they that bitter against religion? is that what it is? did they have a bad experience with organized religion? is it bitterness? >> well, i don't want to psycho analyze atheist activists who do prioritize that, but what i will say is that i think that the separation of church and state is in place to insure that the government does not privilege one religion over any other. it does not endorse any one religion over any other. so, my feeling on christmas displays in public spaces, in public schools is that if those are there, there should be displays for many different religions and many nonreligious -- >> i don't think many people have a beef with that. i don't think -- not in my crew. >> no -- >> nobody has a beef with that. >> i would hope not, yeah. yeah, exactly. >> i mean, we don't like, we don't like -- >> i mean, look -- >> i have to amend this. there are two things that have come up, one in the capital of washington state, in olympia. there were some atheist groups who said if you have a christmas tree, i'm going to put up an obnoxiou
a religion in south africa. it's always been an entirely white religion up to that moment. nelson mandela, showing up for the final. we have video of nelson mandela on the field presenting the world cup to his captain, who himself was a child of apartheid. himself said he grew up thinking that black people were second class citizens. yet nelson mandela, when he walked into the pitch, changed south africa. listen to the welcome he got. >> all the teams -- >> 35,000 people in that stadium on that day, 99% of them white. started chanting, "nelson, nelson, nelson." and maintenance of those people are the same ones who believed he was rightfully imprisoned for so long. many called him a terrorist, and there they were chants his name. that more than anything was the moment that south africa changed. >> i know automatic the blogs are talking about what people used to say about mandela, the terms used for him. people's thoughts and attitudes have changed as they realize who that's guy is. >> certainly has. >> come over here with me. sharlene smythe is an authorized nelson mandela biographer and i
of faith and religion. deeply religious. and yet, he was completely devastated by this event. he felt like nothing. he felt like if he could be hunted down like an animal, if he could see his friend getting killed, it's like he couldn't understand it, he couldn't compute. but the last time i saw him, he was in a
that the negotiations have a foul stench and they are serious about fight in aggression against religion by the string cheese and hypocrites co collaborators the mm. this lady gets to court in newquay deal signed between iran and six while kyle is an historic mistake he'll say says the white house which john key's that the agreement is in the text of its key middle east and i bought not everyone in the us conquest and didn't cry to israel greeks in america meets. deal with him on the last time a david and kate and monica east if we set it on to the tp print them and they tend to seven pm from its wealth of sanctions. q a section of state john kerry says the region will be sent to as a result. this first one emphasize. actually rolls back the program from where it is today. enlarge is the breakout time. which would not have occurred unless this agreement existed. we'll make our partners in the region safer it will make it our ally israel. safer. that's why he doesn't seem to agree. this agreement is made will go much more dangerous place. i know that many share the concern of israel specially in the re
in california not putting up decorations for christmas. instead the atheist group freedom from religion is putting up 55 billboards around sacramento. it is to promote her anti christian message during the month of december. >> i think there are a lot of myths out there about atheists that need to b broken. >> here's the irony despite her lack of christian faith she says she still has a christmas tree up and a charlie brown nativity scene. to her those are symbols of peace and joy. >> national security correspondent jennifer griffin explains why the defense department might get rid of the way military families save money on food. jennifer? >> heather, ainsley, the pentagon says no final decision has been made. defense cutter says more is on the table including a plan to close all u.s. based commissaries where they shop at reduced rate saving thousands on their grocery bills. it would affect 78 commissaries in the united states. they receive 1.4 billion in subsidies. but they don't tell the whole story. 30 percent of the employees are military spouses. there will likely be unemployment a
another person because of the color of his skin or background or religion. people must learn to hate and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite. "the washington post," a nation's healer is dead. the prisoner who became president, south african leader, was symbol of moral force. and in "time" protester, prisoner, peacemaker, nelson mandela, 1918-2013. joining me now for more on all of this is washington's -- joining me from washington is leela mcdowell, washington correspondent for arise tv, with nelson mandela when he was released from prison and i'm joined by ron allen who is leaving for south africa later this morning. thank you both for being here this morning. leela, i would like to start with you. you were a witness to history and had the privilege of meeting this iconic figure. what was that time like whe when mandela was released from prison and what was he like at that time in his life? >> it was a u forric time because it followed a long struggle, obviously, around the world to try to free thi
jerusalem and finding some arrangement so that jews can go to the holiest place in the jewish religion. jews are not allowed to go to the temple mount because the mosque is there. that is outrageous. faces of worship should be open to everybody who wants to worship. but israel does not allow jews to go out of respect for the muslims. tell me another country that behaves like that. your argument is more with the government of israel than with the palestinians? >> not true. >> it is true. if palestinians would accept the deal president clinton offers. the government of israel would not accept the offer president clinton offered. when he offered it, yasir arafat turned it down. some say that later he regretted that. >> you know who told him not to accept it? even though he changed his mind since? the head of the palestinians .old arafat not to accept it deal --re arguing for a >> do you know that for a fact? by asking,ind out would they accept the 67 deal offered by resin clinton at camp -- president clinton at camp david? why don't we do that? >> or the israelis, we will do that at the for him
or religion, whatever their nationality or ethnic group. >> thank you very much for joining us. former u.s. ambassador to south , helpingjendayi frazer us discuss nelson mandela, a global leader who will be missed. this is "taking stock" on bloomberg. ♪ >> this is "taking stock" on bloomberg. i am pimm fox. >robinson cano with a 10 year, $240 million deal with the seattle mariners. tom devere is not about baseball, it is about football. -- this time of year is about football. there is a daily alternative for downtrodden fans and gamers looking to make a little money., draft and barry stiller has taken notes. his company recently purchased former on the popularity of fantasy leagues, i am joined by their chief executive, brian schwartz. thank you. before you came on, you do not expect to be running a company that is doing fantasy sports when you were at the university of wisconsin madison, were you? >> nope. i knew that i would get into something digital, but fantasy sports was a dream i never thought would come true. >> you had been playing since the age of
by suppressing the freedom of religion. first of all, students theoretically have the same constitutional rights as the rest of us. that includes the freedom of speech and the free exercise of religion. this girl's not trying to have somebody celebrate mass in the hallway of the school. she's simply passing out literature saying if you'd like to talk about jesus or if you'd like to talk about the bible i'm happy to meet with you at another time and at another place. schools can restrain speech if the speech is disruptive. but when the speech is not disruptive and when it's especially protected in the constitution, like speech about religion or speech about nonreligion, they cannot interfere. >> here's the problem. the school has got a policy, and we got a statement from the school, quote, the distribution of any religious material is prohibited on school ground or in any attendance facility before, during or after the school day or school activity. so you say they've got that rule but that doesn't fly? >> that rule is unconstitutional unless they can show that the mere distribution of this lit l
is cheer about freedom of religion and i believe that extends to the private sector. there are numerous catholics that use birth control. so it comes down to does the catholic church care more about healing the sick or preventing birth control? >> they are asking for exe exemptions and if they don't believe that is ethical they should be able to offer a plan that is exempts contraception. >> mr. obama never mentioned he thought this was a problem and now in 2010 it is as a sign that the catholics don't love people. this is the problem with obamacare that has a one-size fits all. these problems didn't exist until obamacare was passed >> i don't think what the issue is with offering a version that employer feels doesn't violate their conscious? >> because then we get into an area of every single religious organization that is linked or every owner with a personal religious practice and if they are violated the first amendment. because birth role is provided doesn't mean everyone is choosing to use it. but there are other parts of the plan when it comes to women's health like ivf that are
of the religion. >> this is amazing. >> grant practices his religion in chicago. at a chain of local restaurants he owns after a late cubs broadcaster harry carey. they're part eatery part shrine, to the most sacred moments of chicago sports. >> i nirng you went back to the last ten years or so no one's gone after more chicago related memorabilia than me. >> in this year he took it to an entirely new level after the chicago blackhawks won the stanley cup. >> i was trying to look around. what would be something that would be symbolized. when andrew shaw got injured during game six, he almost got knocked out. the puck hit him in the face blood everywhere. >> center for the team. >> won't out. but he's such ta tough time he came back and play and had a miraculous rinne. >> in the report err's way there was no better way to memorialize the that win than to pay $65,000 for the stitches used to close the cut on his face. >> did you calculate this at all, that i'm about to buy stitches from a hockey player? >> just a little bit. >> just a little bit? >> a lot of p
was asked most was not about abortion or religion or anything else. the question i get asked most was my views on guns. nobody can really say, how are you going to rule in this case, how are you going to rule in that case. instead they would ask me questions that were designed to figure out who i was and what i was. a lot of people, democrats republicans, both, they would sit me down in the chair and say, did you ever hide? -- hunt? i would say to myself, that is not really what we did growing up in york city. [laughter] -- growing up in new york city. they would say, did you have friends who had -- hunt? have you ever shot a gun? have you ever held a gun? all of my answers to these questions were in their view, pathetic. [laughter] i was talking to one of the senators from idaho and he goes through these questions. he says amy, this is really -- he says to me, look, this is really important. it is important that you understand how important the gun culture is in my state. there is a lot of fear about the way you might think about second amendment issues. you may not be familiar with thi
was a little boy that changed his life in terms of faith and religion. deeply religious, and yet he was completely devastated by this event. he felt like nothing. he felt like if he could be hunted down like an animal, if he could see his friend getting killed, just, like, he could not understand it, he could not compute it, but the last time i saw him, he was in a relationship. he had a job. the person he's with has several chirp, so he was a step dad, and he seemed, if not happy, in a better place than when i met him. you know, time heals, sometimes. people move on. >> to assume this happens in our places too, so have you found anything? >> you know, one thing that i found while reporting this book, there was so much i didn't know; right? it's, like, anything, you know? writing a book is like getting a ph.d. on something. one thing i found out is that practically not one state has not had a hate crime against latinos, lately, but also his story going -- we have a pretty -- it's in the book. there's a whole chapter on that. we have a pretty dismal history in terms of hate crimes. w
by the hundreds. each day we see the rainbow that is the new south africa. people of all religions, all colors, all united in their affection for this one man, nelson mandela. nelson mandela was not a particularly religious man. today in churches and houses of worship across south africa, prayers and songs for the man who had an abiding faith in the human spirit and in his nation, to move beyond apartheid. >> to keep his legacy going, we need to keep living what he's set out for us. >> he was a hero. he fought for us. he suffered for the whole world. >> reporter: the mood here remains more celebratory than somber. overnight, the family spokesman spoking to the media frp the first time, with mandela's grandson close by. >> in our hearts and souls, he will always be with us. >> reporter: today's national day of prayer kicks off a week-long celebration. next up, a memorial service on tuesday, taking place at the fnb stadium in johannesburg. mandela made his last public appearance at the 2010 world cup. it's confirmed, president obama and the first lady will be there, along with former president g
, the question i was asked most was not about abortion or religion or anything else. the question i get asked most was my views on guns. nobody can really say, how are you going to rule in this case, how are you going to rule in that case. instead they would ask me questions that were designed to figure out who i was and what i was. a lot of people, democrats republicans, both, they would sit me down in the chair and say, did you ever hide? -- hunt? i would say to myself, that is not really what we did growing up in york city. they would say, did you have friends who had -- hunt? have you ever shot a gun? have you ever held a gun? all of my answers to these questions were in their view, athetic. i was talking to one of the senators from idaho and he goes through these questions. he says amy, this is really important to me. it is important to make the joints. it is important that you understand how important the gun culture is in my state. there is a lot of fear about the way you might think about second amendment issues. you may not be for millie or with -- familiar with this set of things. i
of the things that really attracted me to him. and the power of religion that made him so-- that made him such a force is something that still exists in my own life. so i really admire him. i admire him now more, now than i did when i first learned of him. >> all right, we're going to continue this conversation on-line but for now, the brook is the good lord, national book award winner, thank you very much. congratulations. >> thank you very much. delighted. >> woodruff: again, the major developments of the day: online shopping traffic surged on this cyber monday after retailers had a disappointing thanksgiving weekend. white house officials reported the website functioned far better today, handling 755,000 users by midday. and mass protests continued in ukraine and thailand, demanding the ouster of the ruling prime ministers. >> ifill: on the "newshour" online right now, advances in fertility technology require advances in the way we think about men and women. read a guest column from a yale sociologist who studies the differences between egg and sperm donation. that's on
was running for commander in chief. his religion, his faith, has to be reflected in how he lives his life. that's a much more important approach for the folks in the political arena to take. >> kevin, a.b., van, thanks so much for being with us on this monday. really appreciate it. >>> coming up for us next on "the lead," we'll be right back. no, a rookie in the nba is making millions but thanks to his mother, he's not able to spend any of it. that's our sports lead. la's known definitely for its traffic, congestion, for the smog. but there are a lot of people that do ride the bus. and now that the buses are running on natural gas, they don't throw out as much pollution into the air. so i feel good. i feel like i'm doing my part to help out the environment. to help secure retirements and protect financial futures. to help communities recover and rebuild. for companies going from garage to global. on the ground, in the air, even into space. we repaid every dollar america lent us. and gave america back a profit. we're here to keep our promises. to help you realize a better tomorrow. from th
this year, and the abortion rights role back and the short-lived attempt to establish a state religion in the state. remember that one? it's also been a wildly aggressive approach to budgeting in the state, spearheaded by the guy who made it all possible for the republicans, spearheaded by art pope, the architect of the north carolina republican takeover, but who is also the state's new budget director under republican governor pat mccrory. under republican control and art pope's budget stylings, north carolina has pursued deep, deep, deep cuts in education and unemployment benefits and health insurance for the poor. they've even gone after preschool in the state, all policies that will pretty directly hit the shoppers at the pope family stores, right? bargain town, bill's dollar store, the super 10 the super dollar, treasure mart, roses, maxway, all of the dollar stores that are part of their empire, all of the discount dollar stores that have made art pope and his family all of their many millions, which they have now spent to go after the poor in north carolina in a way that nobody
religion free from fear. so for manfred and millions like him, that place was ultimately america. he passed away last year. but during his life, he designed the special menorah with a model of the statue of liberty at the base of each candle. i don't know if you have noticed that. in a moment, all nine lady liberty's will be shining as a beacon of hope and freedom, wherever you come from, whatever your faith. it beacon stays bright because of families like the one that will join me in lighting the menorah this evening, the schwitters. dad, jake emma could not be here because he is deployed in afghanistan. [applause] joined by his wonderful wife drew, his daughters lanie and kylie. the head and wave, guys. [laughter] i want you to know how proud we are of not only your dad but also of you. thewe are so grateful sacrifices you make on behalf of our country original day. tonight, we give thanks to all the men and women in uniform and for their families who make tremendous sacrifices on our behalf. on behalf of our freedom and our security, not only of us but our allies and friends around the w
the political religion is something called jujay. the question is if kenneth bae will ever be released. >> joe biden welcomed the decision and called for the release of kenneth bae, another american held captive. >> delegates from iran, the u.s. and five other world powers are prepared to iron out the details of a deal to monitor the nuclear program. talks are set for next week in geneva, and will focus on when aorses will be conducted. it's hoped a short-term deal will lead to a final settlement. as world powers prepare to sit with iran, the obama administration is opening the door to sell u.s. defense systems to allies. despite a deal with iran they pose a threat not addressed by the nuclear agreement. >> no strategy is risk free. diplomacy takes kournal, vision. our emphasis on diplomatic tools should not be misinterpreted. we know diplomacy cannot operate in a vacuum. our success will hinge on america's military and the credibility and assurances to our allies and partners in the middle east that we will use it. >> he made those comment addressing leaders at a summit in bahrain. >> prepara
in south africa today. millions of people, regardless of their race, color, or religion, unified in prayer, song, and remembrance in honor of nelson mandela. today's national day of prayer and reflection marks the beginning of a week-long program of mourning in his memory. let's go right now to nbc's michelle koh zin ski, who's in the middle of it all. michelle, a good evening your time. what are we seeing? >> reporter: hi, alex. right here this was a fence lined with some flowers outside the mandela property. now it has become several large hills full of flowers lined with people. you can imagine in churches around the world today mandela was mentioned. here today people were basically encouraged to do their own thing, to reflect on the melgszage of this champion of freedom. but in enormous numbers, people felt much better gathering together, includingmembers of mandela's family. it had the feeling of a sunday revival. here a few hundred gathered in a tent at mandela's offices, anything but quietly reflective, full of joy. >> we don't mourn quiet. we need to celebrate. we need to celebrat
is saying now. and a tip on a group of people giving generously in the name of religion to those who wait on us every day. these stories and much more all "happening now." well, right now on capitol hill, a house hearing on obamacare. welcome to a brand new hour of "happening now." jenna: and the chairman of the house committee saying that the president has developed a dangerous expansion of power and making up the law as he goes along to get what he wants when he wants it. >> from obamacare to immigration, the current administration is picking and choosing which laws to enforcement the president cannot refuse to enforce a law simply because he dislikes it. >> the administration's decision to defer action against particular individuals is neither unusual nor unconstitutional. jenna: two sides of the story there. we have more on this story. there certainly are a lot of compliks at play but today's first witness is warning this issue is not just about politics right now. what did they have to say? >> that's right. constitutional law professor argued today this is not a, quote, turf fight be
selloff, it's a gradual decline. 15-8 on the dow. once she says politics was her religion and now she's turned toward christianity. has it changed her politics? kirsten powers is next. ♪ hark the herald angels sing, glory to the newborn king♪ (announcer) at scottrade, our clients trade and invest exactly how they want. with scottrade's online banking, i get one view of my bank and brokerage accounts with one login... to easily move my money when i need to. plus, when i call my local scottrade office, i can talk to someone who knows how i trade. because i don't trade like everybody. i trade like me. i'm with scottrade. (announcer) scottrade-proud to be ranked "best overall client experience." if hey breathing's, know the feeling? copd includes emphysema and chronic bronchitis. spiriva is a once-daily inhaled copd maintenance treatment that helps open my obstructed airways for a full 24 hours. spiriva helps me breathe easier. spiriva handihaler tiotropium bromide inhalation powder does not replace fast-acting inhalers for sudden sympms. tell your doctor if you have kidney pr
they go hand-in-hand with the jewish religion? >> jews don't drink beer, that is totally not true, total fiction and has been a wonderful hanukkah this year. we had events all over the country and we sell hebrew, the chosen be in 35 states around the country and it is a great way to celebrate the season. ashley: i am sure it wasn't easy to get going for any small business but what advice would you give to someone out there? >> small breweries are very popular. more than ever and it is wonderful, great quality beers, a passionate individuals. new york city brewer's gilda's growing, kkaft beers is growing like mad so wonderful new passionate young people are getting involved. there's a lot of competition whether it is for financing or real estate or consumers. it is about passion and creativity and having a unique angle. ashley: you are putting in the hard work but what about the state of the economy? people in the mountains drink more? >> they say beers is recessionproof but that is not the case when it comes to the big beer world which is struggling but the craft beer world is succeeding
hard, dreaming big and hoping for the best. >> he says he doesn't preach any one religion, he just wants people to find a relationship with jesus. it's okay by him if people are drawn in because they are fans of the band or they are hoping to see one of his celebrity friends. he rejeb the idea that his church is popular just because it seems trendy. >> my mind hipster lives in williamsburg, effortlessly weird and cool but they float around. that's my definition of a hipster, so i don't think that's us. >> he says it's open to mp. there are plans to bring australian mega church to more american cities. cnn, new yor xxxx>>> 7:00, grab your orange juice, coffee, sit back. >> or snuggie. i'm victor blackwell, good to have you with us. more out weather. new day sunday. everybody, well, a lot of people, are dealing with much cooler temperatures. >> i think the high in atlanta is only 47 today. the question is, do you really want to go out? >> millions of people in the east and in the path of this huge winter storm, early winter storm, prewinter storm. it's not winter yet. look for ice an
's turban is offensive. >> i don't want my religion to be represented in this way in a sexy commercial like this. >> protesters want gap to pull the ad but some sikhs disagree and say the ad could help dispel stereotypes. >>> some texas parents say their children have been banned from saying merry christmas. parents say an element in frisco sent home rules for the winter holiday party that said no reference to christmas could be made. the parents say that violates a new state law that lets students and staff wish each other a merry capacity or a happy hanukkah. >> we're celebrating christmas. why can't it be a christmas party or holiday party but they skip over that and go to winter. that's political correctness gone too far. >> a group in texas is taking out radio ads reminding school districts about the new rule. but the school district says it has no plans to change the rules for the holiday party. >>> caltrains holiday train is making a run this weekend? it's decorated with 60,000 lights. it will stop at nine stations between san francisco and santa rosa. santa claus, mrs. claus and fri
who knows bit. father jonathan morris, fox news religion contributor. just in general, what is your gut reaction. >> you shouldn't have $557 worth of drinks otherwise, very skeptical. you know what? i think reaction against this pastor, we don't even need to say his name, who said, i give 10% to god, why do i have to give you 18%, that is not a very kind thing. maybe he had a bad day who knows, right? jenna: sure. >> the reaction is a very good one, it is a very good, kind, holy christian thing to do to actually decide i will give more than i have to, more than i'm requested of or what the social norms would tell me to do. doesn't have to be every time but i think it's a very good positive thing. i love to see people doing it. jenna: brings a good question at end of the year, when you look at chairman giving and wonder how you may donate. >> yeah. jenna: 10% mark that is out there and been there for a long time. >> right. jenna: how far above to go? are you still in good graces if you can't do the 10%? not everybody will be able to sit down and, they would love to tip somebody good
of excited. .. , religion, philosophy, morality and this book is banned in many places but in the united states for obscenity and elson -- isn't all that obscene. chapter iii, candied gets away from the bulgarian army. there's nothing so gallons, so brilliant and well disposed as the two armies, trumpets, a lobos, cannon's made such music as hell itself had never heard. must get swept away from the dust of the world, the bayonet was also up sufficient reason for the deaths of several thousand. in the amount of 30,000 souls. candide who travel bike and philosophers did himself as well as he could in this heroic butchery. and made the two kings were crossing, went to reason elsewhere. dead and dying and reached a neighboring village. within cinders. was a bear village the bulgarians according to the law of the war. told men covered with wounds held their wives, hugging their children, massacred before their faces. their daughters, disemboweled and greeting their last after satisfying the want of bulgarian heroes and others, have burned in the flames begged to be dispatched. it was strewn w
as a religion? stand by. the supreme court will decide. bret, you've got 'til 6:00 p.m. eastern time to get a show together. do you think you can manage? >> i think we'll have plenty. >> you always do. >> thank you very much. >> take care. >>> heather nauert has the rest of the headlines. >> there is always so much to talk about in washington. i got some news. one man is dead this morning and three people are under arrest after a stadium fight at a kansas city chiefs game. the victim in his mid 20s was sitting in someone else's truck in the parking lot after the game. when the owner of that truck saw this guy in his car, a fight broke out. the victim then collapsed and later died at the hospital. >> hospital told us there is no obvious signs of how this person died. so we don't know if the person had a heart attack during the struggle. we don't know. >> officials say that incident had nothing to do with the fan rivalry. >>> tmz reporting moments ago that the car crash that killed actor paul walker may have been caused by a steering fuel leak. this according to sources tied to the auto shop
kicked out of your religion. >> i have blocked her on twitter. she is a bigot. >> she was sharing negative things and her friends alienated her because she left the church of scientology. however, she came back and said we're going to try to put this behind her and leah said i just wish the best for kirsti so maybe we're past this. >> okay. rebecca black has a new one out. remind people who rebecca black is. friday. >> if you get it in your head again, don't blame us. but she came out with this song a couple of years ago, friday. it became very popular. 61 million views on youtube. so over the weekend, the sequel, i guess, if you came out called saturday. she has more than 8 million views for this song. it has a bit of a similar sound to it. the song was quite devicive. there's people that felt it was catchy. >> others that felt like it was -- >> the worst song ever. >> some people were rather vocal about it. so she is capitalizing on this. could be another viral hit for her. >> a good parody. >> the next one is bcs or the bowl projections. we now have the national championship ga
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